Dove Cottage

“Pet-friendly accommodation in a good location for exploring Durham city” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Durham, County Durham

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Towels and kitchen linen are packed after washing and left in a sealed pack in the property

Our Inspector's view

Dove Cottage is a detached cottage suitable for two people situated in Sherburn Village, 3 miles east of Durham City. It is well equipped and provides a good base for exploring Durham City and the surrounding areas. There is a large garden with summerhouse and garden furniture. The village has good local amenities with a supermarket, newsagents, bakery, pharmacy, post office, hairdressers and pub. This cottage is pet friendly and has free WiFi.

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4 Star Self-Catering

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Dove Cottage
Rear of Weardale House, 58 Front Street, Sherburn Village, Durham, County Durham, DH6 1HB

About the area

Discover County Durham

County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.

The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2. 

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